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Category: Youth

Are Young People Losing the Ability to Read Emotions?

Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study.
categories Science & TechnologyYouth

Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up last Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took part in the 4th Annual Taco Festival fundraiser benefitting Jovenes Inc., a non-profit organization that helps homeless youth.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsYouth

Students Grade LBUSD's Local Control & Accountability Plan

Parents, students and community leaders graded LBUSD on its plan for first-year implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula.
categories EducationYouth

50 Years Later, 'Upward Bound' Still Vital

The college readiness program that began five decades ago in response to the federal "War on Poverty" is as needed today as it was back then.
categories EducationYouth

Students See Cloud Technology Forming on the Horizon

Creators of the iPhone, Xbox, Google Nexus and other tech all have one thing in common: they have their heads in the cloud.
categories EducationScience & TechnologyYouth

Montebello Recreation Program In Need of Art Classes

The city is accepting proposals from community members interested in teaching a class.
categories Arts & CultureEducationNeighborhoodsYouth

Being Close to Power Inspires Latino Interns to Do More

Congressional internship experience has proved to be an empowering experience for Latino students, who a new sense of commitment to be informed about issues facing their communities and the country, and to do more than just stand on the sidelines.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

New Skate Plaza in Hazard Park

The Diamond Supply Co. Public Skate Plaza at Hazard Park was made possible with help from Councilman Jose Huizar, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the California Endowment and other supporters.
categories NeighborhoodsSportsYouth

Alhambra Unified Teacher Convicted of Molesting Special Education Students

An Alhambra Unified school teacher pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd acts upon a child and one count of continuous sexual abuse, the Pasadena Star-News reports.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyYouth

Mental Health Issues in California Kids Go Largely Untreated

A new study shows more than 8.5 percent of California children have mental health needs, yet only a quarter receive timely mental health treatment.
categories HealthYouth
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